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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B+
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    C
Kenton is a town in Tennessee with a population of 1,193. Kenton is in Gibson County. Living in Kenton offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Kenton and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Kenton are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$68,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$568
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    34%
  • Own
    66%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    166.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    333.1
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,081.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    9%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    3%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    7%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    53%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

Working in Kenton

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$37,179
National
$55,322
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Kenton Reviews

1 review
It is a very small town with not much to do. There are no restaurants although there are gas stations and small stores in which you can order food from which is nice. The people are very friendly and I seldom run into people who have a bad attitude in life.
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